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Welcome to the official website of AFSCME Local 60. We are municipal and school district employees working in Dane county.  

You are apart of a diverse, powerful organization fueled by its members.

Local 60 is just that – Local. We are working with you here on the ground in Dane county. 

A strong union is better able to protect workers’ rights, fight for workplace improvements, and quality of life on the job.


 

Feminism on Tap

Get invovled as Election Day approaches! 

Join the regular Madison Feminism on Tap crew for a special guest host in our monthly happy hour fun: 

AFSCME Local 60  - Feminism on Tap 

Wednesday, October 1 

5:00 - 7:00pm 

Madison Labor Temple Bar (1602 South Park Street) 

Join us for drinks, conversation, and discuss ways to support our feminis work in our community! 

RSVP to the facebook event


 

Local 60 welcomes new Secretary - Walt Jackson
 
Walt Jackson, Clerical Madison City Hall VP Steward was nominated and unanimously approved to fill in for the remaining term of our Secretary position that Lori Kief has resigned from. 

Leadership has never shied away from Walt since early days of high school and college student government, GLBT activists and non profits groups such as ACTUP, Queer Nation, Outreach-Madison’s GLBT Community Center, Fair Wisconsin, AIDS Network, and various United Methodist and United Church of Christ local, state and national entities. 

Walt is employed by the City of Madison Police Department as their Master Scheduler, Walt works on various work groups such as Chair of and member of the Chief’s Civilian’s Advisory Council, Awards Nominations and civilian goal setting.  Recently for Local 60, Walt has served on Bargaining, Handbook, Stewards, and Strategic Planning committees.  Battling adversity for and with those dealing with numerous health issues such as cancer, he is a tireless advocate for those friends and family members dealing with complex institutional government programs and institutions. 

In his free time, Walt and his married Canadian husband Dennis live on the family farm in the Town of Dunn with their trusty 4 legged companion Max! 


 

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Elections Matter! Come out & support the candidates who will fight for our rights!

Call or come in and pick a 2 hour shift between 4pm to 8pm. We canvass, phone bank, help with data entry and much much more.
 

Online Volunteer Sign Up: http://bit.ly/DaneCountyWorkersVoice 


 

On Labor Day weekend, millions of Americans will enjoy the final stretch of summer.


 

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent survey about the Future of Local 60. We appreciate you taking a few minutes out of your day to respond and share your feedback with the Local.

Click on the heading of this post and download the full survey results to review.  


 

 Click on the link below to join our email list


 

This November, AFSCME will work overtime to support candidates who will protect collective bargaining rights, preserve retirement security, and ensure that every American has decent health care coverage.


 

Help strengthen our communication channels within your unit by updating and completing an AFSCME Local 60 contact sheet by Labor Day, September 2, 2014. 

Turn in completed forms to our Organizer, Shelle at LaborFest (AFSCME Local 60 tent) or to your steward.

Download the PDF from our website or email afscme60organier@gmail.com for a copy. 


 

Act 10 Recommended Read: UW Madison researchers predicts that income gap will catalyze union comeback.

Shout out to AFSCME Activist Rick Marx for his great comments in this news article! #1union


 

Opponents of labor unions were rubbing their hands gleefully earlier this summer when the Supreme Court ruled that home care workers didn't have to pay "fair share" fees. But our union is a testament to the power of collective action.


 




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